The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Charles Carl Chauncey

Chauncey, Charles Carl


* 31st of October 1889

† 30th of August 1991



1940-12-30 Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary)
1941-12-18 Lieutenant-Colonel
1942-01-05 Colonel (Temporary)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-08-06 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-02-25 Major-General (Army of the United States)


1936-07-XX 1941-02-XX Assistant Operations & Training Officer (G-3), General Headquarters Air Force
1941-02-11 1941-08-23 Attached to the Plans Group, War Plans Division, War Department General Staff
1941-08-XX 1942-03-XX Attached to the Air Force Combat Command
1942-03-XX 1942-05-XX Attached to the Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1942-05-13 1942-06-23 Chief of Staff, 3rd Air Force
1942-07-04 1942-12-10 Commanding Officer 8th Air Force Composite Command [Northern Ireland]
1942-12-11 1944-01-07 Chief of Staff, 8th Air Force [United Kingdom]
1943-10-15 1944-01-07 Chief of Staff, US Army Air Forces in the United Kingdom
1944-01-XX 1945-06-XX Chief of Staff, Mediterranean Allied Air Forces
1945-06-02 1947-09-XX Deputy Chief of Staff, Headquarters US Army Air Forces
1947-10-01 1949-11-14 Commanding General Technical Division, Air Training Command
1949-11-14 1951-07-15 Deputy Commanding General for Technical Training, Air Training Command
1951-07-16 1951-10-XX Commanding General Technical Training Air Force
1951-10-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley